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How to Build or Modify Network-Attached-Storage (NAS) Devices

Here is a collection of free do-it-yourself guides explaining how to make or modify network-attached-storage (NAS) devices. If you have written a HOWTO yourself (or if you know of tips and tricks not mentioned here), please submit a new entry.

DIY NAS [external link]A stainless steel box from Ikea has been cutted up to turn it into an inexpensive do-it-yourself network-attached-storage (NAS).
Selfmade NAS [external link]A selfmade NAS based on Linux and a mini ITX motherboard put in a box from Ikea (in Italian).
NAS Silencing [external link]Reducing Fan noise of a NAS device. First the noisy components haved must be found by opening the box and doing an aural inspection. The high pitch whine told that the noise was either caused by the disk or the fan. The disk vibration was actually caused by loose screws, so that was easily fixed. The fan noise has been lowered by soldering a resistor to the appropriate circuit.

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